Evidently I’d gasped more loudly than I realized—”I thought your mother had died,” said the coworker in the office next to mine. But there’s no question I was shocked. Flying in the face of senior Sox correspondent Steve Bogira’s prediction, Adam Dunn failed in his pursuit of the record for consecutive-game strikeouts. Dunn’s jaw-dropping zero K’s against Kansas City last Thursday left 70s-era Montreal pitcher Bill Stoneman’s record 36-game missing streak intact!